Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

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According to a recent report by The NPD Group, 11 percent of the population follows a gluten-free diet.


Health continues to be the driving trend for menu development and product innovation in the limited-service restaurant space—and that’s not changin


Americans appear ready to move on from worrying about the recession and one thing seems clear: They need a vacation.


There’s nothing unusual anymore about a chef or restaurant having a garden to provide herbs and veggies as food and drink ingredients.


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With new limited-service brands emerging at a rapid pace, consumers have more dining choices than ever, and their preferences are proving that esta


S&D Coffee and Tea released a white paper detailing findings from their recent research regarding the coffee usage and attitudes of Millennial


It’s no secret that U.S. consumers now snack more, eat alone more, and grab food more on the fly—the fascinating part is why. U.S.


The National Restaurant Association (NRA), in partnership with Technomic and DigitalCoCo, premier sponsor PepsiCo Foodservice and Primary Color, an


First Data Corporation, a leader in payment technology and services solutions,  released its First Data SpendTrend analysis for March 1–31, 2014, c